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The function of an input device is to provide data and control signals to an information processing system like a computer. There are several different kinds of input devices used in a computer. These include a keyboard,... More »

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The keyboard is probably the best-known computer input device. However, there are several other examples of these peripherals, such as mice, touchpads and joysticks. More »

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Manual input devices are those peripheral accessories of a computer system that allow users to directly interact with that computer and its systems. These range from video capture devices and cameras to a simple mouse an... More »

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The four main components of a computer system are input devices, output devices, processing devices and the storage devices used to store data within the computer system. These are the hardware components of a computer s... More »

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When dealing with computers, an input device is defined as any hardware which allows for information, data or input to be transmitted to the computer. This could be anything from a keyboard and mouse to a barcode reader. More »

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Computer processing devices are used to process data using program instructions, manipulate functions, perform calculations and control other hardware devices. They play an important part in the processing operations of ... More »

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